Kōtoku-in temple (Kamakura Great Buddha)

Kōtoku-in temple (Kamakura Great Buddha)

A large Buddha with a height of 11.312 meters is settled in Kotokuin in the Jodo Shrine temple, looking down over Kamakura. The start of the construction of the large bronze made of cast bronze was made in the year 1252. At that time, the Great Buddha was settled in the “Great Buddha Statue”, but the temple was washed away by the Tsunami in 1498.

Kamakura
Kōtoku-in temple (Kamakura Great Buddha)
ADDRESS 4-2-28 Hase, Kamakura-shi, Kanagawa Prefecture
TEL 0467-22-0703 
BUSINESS HOURS

8:00-17:30 (April~September)、8:00-17:00 (October~March)

REGULAR HOLIDAY

No holidays

FEE

200 yen (Entrance fee for adults)、150 yen (Entrance fee for elementary school students) ※ There is extra charge foe entrance fee to get inside the great Buddhistic statue.

ACCESS

Change to Enoshima Den-tetsu at JR Yokosuka Line 「Kamakura」staionand get off at 「Hase」station. By car: about 45 km. from「Asahina IC」on Yokohama-Yokosuka Road.

PARKING LOT Not Available
HP http://www.kotoku-in.jp/top.html

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